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Do You Know Your Neighbors?

A lady on the morning news is a few streets down from me showing everyone the prevalent and widespread flooding from recent vicious storms. She talks to a few people nearby I’ve never met before.  Two of the girls want to drive through a newly created pond to grab breakfast.  Another guy is closely watching his half submerged house for flooding in critical areas.  I don’t know any of these people, yet they are my neighbors. Why not? Another day, another Trump headline.  Some shootings in Chicago again.  Crazy stories and revelations on the Drudge Report about a Russian lawyer...

Why Voting 3rd Party Can Change History: The Election of 1924 0

Why Voting 3rd Party Can Change History: The Election of 1924

I often browse the blog of economist and author Aaron Clarey who goes by the name, Captain Capitalism for his blog.  His post, Conservative Idiots Who “Protest the Vote” about this upcoming election misses an important lesson from history where voting 3rd party changed the results of an election. History – for those of us who actually read it instead of watching Netflix – can teach us all sorts of fun things that internet comment brawls can’t. Voting 3rd party can push a main party in a specific direction. Don’t believe me? Take for example the presidential election of 1924.   Calvin Coolidge crushed...

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